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03 December, 2021
 
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Bad weather brewing behind veil of cloud

Windy and wet conditions move in first half of the week, air quality also affected

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A warm air mass is gradually giving way to a low barometer expected to bring showers, windy conditions, and possibly storms before midweek.

According to weather officials, Monday skies will be mostly clear after increasing clouds in the early part of the day, with local showers expected in parts of the island.

Strong winds are also expected in local areas with temperature highs reaching 28 degrees Celsius inland, 24 in coastal regions, while it will be 22 high up in the mountains.

Overall temperatures will drop slightly, while heavy westerly winds will also affect coastal areas

Increasing clouds will gradually take over clear skies in the evening, with increasing cloud formations bringing chances of light rain in local areas. Heavy winds will also appear in the north and out west, while temperature lows will drop down to 9 degrees inland, around 11 along the coast, and 8 high up in the mountains.

Air quality will be affected by elevated concentrations of particulate matter, expected to go away by Tuesday, when skies will be partly cloudy with scattered clouds while local showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected during in the morning but also late at night.

Overall temperatures will drop slightly, while heavy westerly winds will also affect coastal areas. 

Wednesday weather will be partly cloudy with scattered clouds and chances of rain and isolated thunderstorms mainly in the early part of the day. Overall temperatures will drop further while heavy winds will persist along the coast during the morning and afternoon, when westerly winds are expected to pick up even more.

Thursday skies will be mostly clear with increasing cloud formations in local areas, while chances of rain and thunder will remain throughout the evening.

Snow is expected high up in the mountains throughout the early part of the week while temperature drop levels are expected to remain above normal averages for this time of the year.

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